What does in pro per mean after the defendants name in a case summary? 5 Answers as of September 19, 2012

I just need to know what it means the word[ in pro per ]after your name on the case summary of a personal injury lawsuit.

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The Torkzadeh Law Firm
The Torkzadeh Law Firm | Reza Torkzadeh
Generally means that you are representing yourself. In Latin is "for oneself." Without having more information, I would think that the defendant does not have legal representation.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/19/2012
Law Offices of Steven A. Fink
Law Offices of Steven A. Fink | Steven Alan Fink
It means you are representing yourself instead of being represented by an attorney. Short for latin in propria persona.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/9/2011
Loveless Law Firm, LLP
Loveless Law Firm, LLP | Andrea Loveless
In Pro Per simply means you are representing yourself instead of having the representation of an attorney Thank you!
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/9/2011
Diana K. Zilko, Attorney at Law
Diana K. Zilko, Attorney at Law | Diana K. Zilko
In pro per means the party is representing him/herself in the case (i.e. they do not have an attorney).
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/9/2011
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